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Republican Rick Allen targets overregulation in congressional campaign

...relationship-building experience he said illustrates his strategy to remove the top-down regulations he believes are killing east-central Georgia's economy.If elected Nov. 4, Allen, a 62-year-old construction company owner from Augusta, said he'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-23/republican-ric
VA awards wrongful-death settlement to local family

An east-central Georgia family was awarded a wrongful-death settlement from the Department of Veterans Affairs last week after VA hospitals in Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/va-awards-wrongful-death-set
Flood watch issued for most of region

A flood watch has been issued for most of east central Georgia and western South Carolina Sunday evening by the National Weather Service in Columbia.Georgia counties included Richmond, Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-10/flood-watch-issued-most-regi
Pardon Our Mess: Faint lane stripes on Washington Road

...night.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: Georgia Department of TransportationCissy McNure, a spokeswoman for the state DOT East Central Georgia District Office, said local DOT personnel report areas in need of maintenance or repair to the state DOT maintenance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-29/pardon-our-mess-faint-lane-st
Holiday closings

...closed Friday? Aiken-Bamberg-Barnwell-Edgefield Regional Library System, all branches closed Friday? East Central Georgia Regional Library System closed Friday? Federal offices, U.S. Postal Service offices, closed Friday? Financial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-03/holiday-closings
Georgia Congressman Paul Broun pushing medical marijuna bill

Congressman Paul Broun, R-Ga., who represents east central Georgia, is cosponsoring a bill that would legalize on a national basis the use of a marijuana-derived oil and other therapeutic hemp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-30/paul-broun-pushing-medic
FEMA workshop held to boost Augusta disaster preparedness

After a winter in which most of east-central Georgia was crippled by an ice storm, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency visited Augusta on Wednesday to share inside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/fema-workshop-held-better-au
Doctors Hospital's push for trauma designation sparks backlash

...whether a hospital can pursue trauma designation goes first before its regional council, in this case the Region VI East Central Georgia EMS Council.According to the minutes of that group from May 2013, Martha Garner of Doctors Hospital presented...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-28/doctors-hospitals-push-traum
Ralph Herndon

...President of the Georgia Association of Community Service Boards and the Chairperson of the Community Service Board of East Central Georgia, Serenity Behavioral Health. He formerly was a member of the Safe Kids Coalition. He was a graduate of the Medical...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171811697
Include Augusta in James Brown movie premiere

...boulevard would later border the Richmond County Board of Education headquarters and the new main branch of the East Central Georgia Regional Library.Nearly a year before Brown died, he was honored with a statue in the heart of downtown Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-03-23/include-augusta-